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As an investigative reporter, I've covered business, education, and local government issues, as well as exposed waste, fraud and abuse at the state level. Previous experience also includes: coaching athletes, directing volunteers, raising funds, and planning for annual athletic events.

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Pa.’s Safe Schools Report provides plenty of numbers, but critics question their accuracy

Currently, the Safe Schools Report provides the number of crimes committed at each school, the number of arrests made, and the types of crimes committed from the previous academic year.

By Jana Benscoter/PennLive

Pa. Public Utility hearings scheduled to review controversial power line project moved to October

A proposed multi-million dollar above-ground transmission line project, which would go through Franklin and York counties, will financially affect all Pennsylvania ratepayers, but by how much still remains a mystery.

By Jana Benscoter/PennLive

Tuition freeze forces Pa. State System of Higher Education to tighten how it manages money

"Unless you want to continue to put the cost on our students, we’re trying a different path."
By Jana Benscoter/PennLive

Attorney: Harrisburg School District finances, threat of receivership is unprecedented

Receivership means the district’s leaders and administrators lose their authority to govern the public entity.
By Jana Benscoter/PennLive